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THE OLD REUAGLE
THERE IS NO SUBSTITUTE
CAMP W. D. SIMPSON
Resolutions Adopted la Honor of the
Late Lewis W. Simkins at Re
The following resolutions were
adop'ed by Camp W. D. Simpson, Uni
ted Confederate Veterans, on the death
of Commander Lewis W, Simkins:
Whereas, It has pleased Almighty
God, in His .All wise Providence, to
remove from amongtt us, and from the
ecenes of this life, our first and hon
ored Commander, the Hon; Lewis W.
Simkins. Therefore be it,
Resolved, By Camp W. D. Simpson,
United Sons of Confederate Veterans,
that in the death of Commander Lewis
W. Simkins, this Camp has cause to
mourn the less of one of its truest, best
and most loyal and useful member*,
and the General Organization, of wbiob
this Camp is a member, one fully alive
to, and in sympathy with the objects of
the Organization, among which is to
aid in the perpetuation of tbo memory
of a glorious cause,and keep an authen
tic record of the valor of as noble a
band of heroes as ever fought for coun
try, as well as the important part
borne by the noble women of the
South In V " ost momentous period
of Its history. ie in whose veins flowed
tho blood of a father who most worthily
bore the grand name of bravo Confed
erate soldier, and of a maternal ances
try distinguished as Statesmen, Jurists
Resolved, That a page in the minute
book of this Camp be inscribed to his
memory ; and that a copy of these re
solutions be published in the County
newspapers, and furnished to tho
family of ihe deceased.
C. D. Barksdaie,
W. D. Ferguson,
ELECTED A BISHOP.
Rev. Theodore D. Bratton to go to
Rev. T. D. Bratton, now reotor of
St. Mary's School, Raleigb, N. 0., has
been elected bishop of the Episcopal
diocese of Mississippi.
Mr. Bratton was formerly rector of
the Episcopal Church in Spartanburg.
.He is well known and has several
times preached in Laurens. He is a
son of the late General John Bratton
MADE YOUNG AGAIN.
"Ono of Dr. King's New Ltfe Pills
each night for two,'weeks has put me
in my 'teem' again" writes D. H. Tur
ner of Dempseytown, Pa. They're the
best in the world for Liver, Stomaob
and Bowols. Purely vegetable. Never
gripe. Only 25 cents at Laurens Drug
Co. and Palmetto Drug Go.
ONE CENT A WORD.
All persons are hereby warned not
to hire or harbor Pierce Irby, colored,
who is under contract to work for me.
J. H. Mauden,
Mountvllle, S. C.
April 25th, 1903?2t.
Wanted?One pair of second-hand
platform scales. Give size and price,
Laurens Furniture Mfg. Co.
Wanted ? Good correspondent at
Clinton. Will pay salary. Apply by
letter only The Advertiser.
Wanted?Pine wood in any quan
tity up to 1,000 cords. Laurens
Furniture Manufacturing Company, it.
I will pay $175. per share for Lau
rens Cotton Mills stock, subject to sup
Snartanburg, 8. C.
Merc is the great Oak
Easel now on display at
our store. It contains the
line of beautiful new spring
tailoring samples sent us by
STRAUSS BROS., Chicago
Good Tailors for 26 Years
The Oak-Easel is the
connecting link bet ween the
tailor and Ihe faultlessly fin
ished garments which give
you so much pleasure to
wear. It's really a lesson
in good clolhes buying to
see this great collection
of tailoring novelties.
Prices low and atvtl*f*o
Ion cbsolutolv fl\jsxr.
itood. Co.ll soon.
5 C. HUTCHISON,
Cross Hill, S. C.
Miss Lieze Holmes went to Spartan
Mr. W. F. Sumereil of Fountain Inn
was in the olty Friday.
Mrs. Eugene Hudgens went to Spar
tanburg to the festival Wednesday.
Mrs. W. J. Bailey of Clinton went up
to the Spartanburg festival last week.
Miss Jennie Coker of Hartsville has
been visiting Miss Sara Ball.
Mr. W. J. Anderson of Tip Top was
in the city last week.
Mr. John S. Bird of Charleston was
In town last week.
K' v. Wilmot S. nolmes spent several
days in Spartanburg last week.
Miss Mary Simpson went to Spar
tanburg last week to attend the musi
Misses Emily Meng and Caro Adams
went to Spartanburg to the musioal
festival last week.
Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Ball went up to
Spartanburg to the music festival last
Mrs. T. F. Jones and Mrs. Cairoll
Miller went to Spartanburg for the
Mrs S. F. Boland of Owlngavlllo is
spending a fow days with MrB. F. B.
Boland in the city.
Mr. C. A. McSwaln has returned
from a short business visit to Spar
Mr. C. P. Snoddy and Miss Tessie
Franks were married April 28th, Rev.
Mr. Huggln officiating.
Clinton was represented at the musi
cal festival in Spartanburg by Mr. and
Mrs. Moody, Miss Addle Horton and
Mr. Tom Leake.
Miss Elizabeth Todd visited Mr. and
Mrs. J. C. Oarllngton in Spartanburg
last week and attended the musical
Next Saturday the Clinton Anni
versary takes plaoe. Governor Hey
ward will be there to speak. At night
Sam Jones will lecture.
Miss Abbie Stokes, daughter of Mr.
A. H. ?tokos of Greenville, arrived last
week to visit the families of Mr. A.
Huff and Mr. J. G. Brown.
Miss Josephine M inter and her guest,
Miss Ramseur, of North Carolina, at
tended the musical festival in Spar
burg last week.
Miss Nannie McCaughrln and Miss
Luoy Spoors of Newberry passed
through Laurens Wednesday on their
way to Spartanburg.
Messrs. R. S. Templeton and R. E.
Thomson represented the local council
of the Junior Order of United Ameri
can Mechanics in the State Council
which met last week in Lanoabter.
The next annual meeting will be at
Rock Hill. Mr. E. H. Moore of Lan
ford, this county, was elected vice
Stockholders to Meet.
The annual meeting of the share
holders of the Laurens Cotton Mills
wilt be held on May, 14, in the Mill
offices. The directors will meet at the
same time. The directors of Watts
Mills will meet on May, 8.
The Advebtiser has received a
copy of the Gainesville, Fla., Star. It
contains a clever cartoon by W, P.
Garrett, the well known artist, form
erly of Laurens. The work Is dis
Col. Simpson Commander.
W. D. Simpson Camp, Sons of Con
federate Veterans, met Thursday and
elected the following officers: H. Y.
Simpson, commander; W. Dorroh Fer
guson, lieutenant commander and
Jesao Vance, adjutant. C. D. Barks
dale and Jesse Vanoe were appointed a
committee to draft resolutions con
cerning the death of L. W. Slmklns,
late commander of the camp.
Dinner to Mrs. Lucas.
Mr. and Mrs. Stanyarne Wilson of
Spartanburg entertained at dinner
I Thursday evening in honor of Mrs. W.
E. Lucas of Laurens. The affair was
most elegantly appointed and every
equisite detail was carried out with
beauty and grace says the Spartanburg
Journal. Covers were laid for twelve,
the guests being Mrs. W. E. Lucas,
Mrs. Alexander Long, Mr. and Mrs.
Schuyler Hazard, Mr. and Mrs. H. B.
Carlisle, Mr. and Mrs. Giles L. Wilson,
Miss Wilson and Dr, De Foix Wilson.
MR. J. W. DUYAL DEAD.
He Passed Away Friday Arier a Long
John W. Duval, a highly respected
citizen of Barksdale Station, in this
county, died at his home Friday morn
ing after a long illness. He was about
64 years old and is survived by his wife
and three ohtldren. The funeral was
held at Union Church Saturday. Mr.
Duval was a devoted member of the
Baptist Church. The relatives have
much sympathy in their bereavement.
Terrible plagues, thoso itching, pes
tering diseases of the skin. Put an end
j to misery. Doan's Ointment oures. At
any drug store.
You will always find peace in the
family where there is a Buok Stove
because tbey uee less fuel and cooks
I quioker than any other stove.
8. M. & E. H. Wllkes.
Earthern flower jars in threo differ
ent sizes at prioes from 6 to 25 cent's.
S. M. A E. H. Wllkes.
Jost received another shipment of
baby carriages and gocarts.Call and see
our line before buying.
9. M. A K. H, Wilkes.
We have a beautiful line of Jardiniers
in different designs and colors at prices
from eOc. to ?3.00.
S. M. <U E. H. Wllkes.
Just received a beautiful line of
quartered oak, highly polished com
bination book ostett and writing desks,
which are exceedingly good values for
8. M. A E. H. Wllkes.
Come to most people and cause many
troubles,?pimples, boils aud other
eruptions, besides loss of appetite,
that tired feeling, fits of biliousness,
indigestion and headache.
The sooner one gets rid of them tho
bettor, and the way to got rid of them
and to build up the system that has
suffered from them is to take
Forming in combination tho Spring
Medici no par excellence, of unequalled
strength in purifying the blood as
shown by unequalled, radical and per
manent cures of
Scrofula Salt Rheum
Scald Headl Bolls, Pimples
All Kinds of Humor Psoriasis
Blood Poisoning Rheumatism
Catarrh Dyspepsia, Etc
Accept no substitute, but bo sure to
get Hood's, and got it today,
Attracts Attention From
MR. JONES' GOOD WORK
Some Marked Advances
Kccognizpd Authority In School Affairs
Pays Doserved Tribute to One of
Southern Education, published by
the Southern Education Board, at
Knoxville, Teno,, of April 23, contains
"Laurens, South Carolins, has a live
public school and a live superintendent.
The superintendent has had during
the yoar a series of lectures by leading
educators of South Carolina and other
state?. Music has been introduced In
the first five grades, manual training In
thd third, fourth and fifth grados; and
drawing in all tho grades. A library
has also been established. The school
grounds have been terraced, trees have
been planted, and grass sown. This is
the record of one live and progressive
school superintendent for one yoar."
OLD SOLDIERS WILL
MEET IN PELZER.
Fine Program Has Been Arranged by
Athletic Association for the
Fourth of July.
Preparations are now being mado
for the Second Annual Reunion of the
o'd soldiers on July, 4th, 11)03, and the
people of Pel/.er wish to extend a most
cordial invitation to all Veterans to he
with them oa that day and join In
making the Reunion a grand success.
The officers of tho P?tzer Athletic
Association have arranged an inter
esting programme for the day, such as
horse races, base ball, bicycle races,
foot races, prize drills, greasy pole,
greasy pig, etc., to which all old sol
diers will bo admitted free. Dinner
will aho be furnished on the grounds.
A sham battle between the old sol
diers and the military companies, as
the Yankees, will be ono of the fea
tures of the day.
Special trains will bo run from Oreen
wood, Abbeville, Andor?on, Belton,
Piedmont and Greenville, thus ena
bling all to be present for the reunion.
Lieutenant General C. I. Walker
will be in command of the old soldiers.
MADE NICE SUM.
Entertainment at dray Court Was Suc
cess?Trip to Florida.
Gray Court, April 28.?The musical
and ice cream festival in the school
house on last Friday night was a great
success. A nice sum was realized for
the good cause.
Mr. D. J. Entrokin left on Wednes
day for Cold Water, Fla , on particular
business, and as the distance is too
great to make many trips on the same
I busines?, I will be surprised if he
doesn't bring the object of his visit
back with him.
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Jones, of Green
ville and Miss Catherine Jones, of Lau
rens, were hero last week for the en
Col. Rioe and Mrs. Brooks Swygert
visited Prof. A. Q. Rice last week,
Leiter to T. it. Bennlo.
Laurens, S. C.
Dear Sir: You take interest in your
work and you want every stroke of
the brush to do all that it can.
Devoe Lead and Zinc makes overy
stroke of the brush count. M!x*d paint
wastes fifteen to eighty per cent, of
every stroke ? depends upon the
amount of adulterat'on in the mixed
?'That's what we mean by "fewer
gallons." We can't dwell on every
reason for using Devoe Lead and Zinc.
There are" too many.
E. R Bowman, Glrard, Pa., writes.
Mr. Burt Young bought one gallon
of Devoe bead and /,inc. In halves to
paint rooms on which ho had always
used one gallon of mix d paint; half
gallon of Devoe did the work and he
returned tho other half gallon.
F. W. Dbvoe A Co.,
Department of State.
Washington, D 0, April, 1908.
Information has been received at
this Department from Mr. L. C.Irvine,
the Vice Consul General of the United
State i at Rio de Janeiro, Braz 1, of the
death on the 20th of December. 1002,
at Rio de Janeiro, of Henry D. Knight,
of Laurent, S. C.
The legal representatives of the de
ceased can obtain further information
by applying to this Department.
Per despatch No. 260.
Dated Mar oh 10, 100?.
PLANT QOOD SEED.
Don't lose both the cost of your seed
and the oportunity of making the
orop by huutlng up cheap seed.
Peop'.o generally get what they keep
calling for and the growers can sup
ply them if cheap rather than oood
seed are demanded.
Wo Sell Seed that Grow.
Peas, Boans, Cane, Onion Sots and
Flower Seed for the ladies.
Laurens Drug Co,
Qoods Delivered Phone 76 .
LADIES EXTEND THANKS.
Card from Laurens Chapter, Daughters
of the Confederacy.
This Card of Thanks is returned to
the ladies and gentlemen of Laurens and
Laurens county and to the ohiidren of
tho high school department of Laurens
Graded Sohool who so generoualy con
tributed to the four boxes of valuable,
useful and handsomo articles sent, at dif
ferent times, to tho Confederate Bazaar,
now being held iu Riohmond, Va., for
tbo benefit of the J< fferson Davis Memo
rial Arch, and the Confederate Museum.
Ten dollars in oash accompanied the
donations of fanoy work, pioklcs, ketchup,
jellies, a ohoico South Carolina ham, threo
unique blaok dolls, etc, etc.
The Laurens Chapter, U. D. C, with
grateful pride acknowledges the loyal sup
port of t'ioac who so cordially joined in
their efforts to honor tho memory of our
Chieftain of the Lost Cause.
The subjoined letter from Mrs. Hugh
Miller, secretary of tho [South Carolina
Tablo, will stow how tho Laurens dona*
tton was appreciated by tho ladies of the
Confederate Baziar Association.
Mrs. Jas. Farrow,
Pres't Laurens Chapter U. 0. D.
Mrs. John R, Nolan, See.
Confederate Bazaar Association,
South Carolina Table,
The much appreciated boxes arrived and
wero a source of admiration and pleasure
to all of the ladies of tho South Carolina
Committee. Also, the box from the school
children of tho high school department of
Laurens Graded rohool, and the donation
of money, $10.00. You cannot imagine how
encouraging it is to have tho women of
South Carolina show their Interest in the
generous way that the women of Laurens
A gain thanking you for tho contribution,
Christie Poppenheim Miller.
Ch. See South Carolina Table.
J. A. Gultedge of Verbena, Ala.,
was twice in the hospital from a severe
nna? of p!!'?s causing 2-4 tenners . After
doctors and all remedies failed, Buok
len's Arnloa Salve quiokly arrested
further inflammation and cured him.
It conquers aches and kills pain. 25o.
at Laurens Drng Co. and Palmetto
Barred Plymouth Rocks.
My hens are laying every day.
plenty of eggs at $1.50 the setting of
18, There is no better Plymouth Rook
stock in the country,
R. W. Z. PITTS,
Mountville, 8. C.
Your Summer Comfort
Depends Upon the Haste You flake in
Buying a New Water Cooler Here.
with zinc or enamel lining
and charcoal filling between the
walls making it always cool even
when the Ice is low. All styles all
ICE CREAM FREEZERS.
The only Freezer made with the
tripple motion so essential to the
finest quality cream. Quick and
We offer this week a big lot of
Pure Silk Taffeta Ribbons in
white and desirable shades in all
widths. These were bought at a
bargain and are marked at prices j
that will make them move. See
W. G. WILSON & CO,
There are Many Ways of Painting
But only ONE WAY of Painting Well!
Mm mi ~* is wult nrfrtk
O'CONNOR & SCHWEERS' LIQUID PAINTS.
I^p L?OOks DCCTPI ^et us knovv just wnat >'ou want?
I ~ &X<s. DlI^ I even though you never saw it for sale
. ?and we will supply you.
Color Cards Will be Sent on Application.
O'Connor & Schweers Paint Co.
Onico and Salesroom 841 Broad, St. ? r\n
Factory 844 and 846 Reynolds, St. AUgUSUl, Ua.
For sale by W. L. Boyd, Laurens, S. C.
Color Cards and information cheerfully given.
R. P. MILAM & CO.,
We ?fter to our Farmers the chance to buy
goods, especially Groceries, at?
.We sell all Supplies, the best kinds, at.
and make your dollars go furthest by trading here. Try us and
see for yourselves.
Our Undertaker's Stock is Complete. We cany a well
selected stock of everything from
the cheapest coftin to the best Me
talic cases in cloth goods we carry
the best?among them embossed
white plush goods ; also black, full
draped in cloth. A First-class Hearse
when wanted. We can furnish white
or black horses when desired. At
uight or Sunday 'Phone R. P. Milam's residence or call on J. Mills
Hunter at the Crisp House.
It. P. MILAM & CO
Clod Crusher and Leveler.
Sizes 3 to I3i
The best pulverizer?cheapest
Ribing Harrow on earth. The
Acme crushes, cuts, pulverizes,
turns and levels all soils for all
purposes. Made entirely of cast
steel and wroughtiron?.indes
Catalogue mailed free.
R. Lee Meares, Agent, R. F. D. No. I,
Fountain Inn, S. C.
OOME TO THE
Cash Bargain Store.
Rock and Rye, it's Tobacco, 322
Horse Apple, it's Tobacco, 322
Sweet Mash, it's Tobacco, 37J
Red Horse, it's Tobacco, 37I
Red Elephant, it's Tobacco, 33
Long Cotton, it's Tobacco, 32I
Parched Coffee, the package, 10 c.
Sugar, the whitest and sweetest, 5 c.
Come and try a Box of that new
Shoe Polish, it's all the craze, only
5 and 10 cents.
Yours to serve
J. L. HOPKINS, Proprietor.
asting at the Bang"
That's what buying poor paint
means. Faint may bo low-priced
by the gallon and be extravagant
to use cwL1^ to tiio poor- covering
power and wearing quality.' After
tbc paint is applied ii'a too late to
ave. Start riglit and use
Made to paint buildings with.
ti?iiiji sold nv
BROOKS & JONES,
Laurens, S, C,